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11-20-19, 07:11 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,889
Posted By BikeWonder

Is that a Miyata titanium? I think I want one.

Is that a Miyata titanium?
I think I want one.
11-17-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 688,892
Posted By BikeWonder

Updated Miyata 1000

After my summer trip, I figured my bike could use some upgrades:
- New Brooks honey bar tape

- Tektro Rl340 with gum hoods

- Zefal HP pump

- Panaracer Pasela PT tires 700 x 35c

- Planet...
11-06-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,603
Posted By BikeWonder

Good brand. I temporarily had a really nice 1989...

Good brand. I temporarily had a really nice 1989 International Series touring variant in my hands. In the time that I had it, it rode a lot better than I expected. I would say it was a lot lighter...
11-02-19, 11:30 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,645
Posted By BikeWonder

On my Calgary-Vancouver trip over the Rockies, I...

On my Calgary-Vancouver trip over the Rockies, I remember one comment made by a biwildered man from Australia while I stopped at an old Western Saloon type of museum at the top of a summit to fill my...
11-02-19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,997
Posted By BikeWonder

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Just installed new fenders today :)
Forum: Touring
10-10-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,801
Posted By BikeWonder

University isn't easy. It affects my sleep a lot....

University isn't easy. It affects my sleep a lot.
What would bring me peace is imagining myself on an adventure and being self reliant. I would close my eyes and imagine myself biking on a road for...
Forum: Touring
10-09-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,980
Posted By BikeWonder

I know this isn't a Canti Vs Disc comparison, but...

I know this isn't a Canti Vs Disc comparison, but I'd like the chime in with my experience of canti's so far.

I used Shimano XT/SLR canti's on my 1991 1000 LT from Calgary to Vancouver this summer...
Forum: Touring
09-05-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,892
Posted By BikeWonder

This happened during my rest stop in a BC town. ...

This happened during my rest stop in a BC town.

I was staying the night over in the small town hostel. I met this German man who was hitch-hiking across Western Canada and was also staying a night...
07-26-19, 09:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,790
Posted By BikeWonder

Go with the Miyata 1000 LT. I just did a loaded...

Go with the Miyata 1000 LT. I just did a loaded tour on mine and it performed so so well.
Mind you, this was a 1020km loaded tour. ...
07-26-19, 12:10 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,312
Posted By BikeWonder

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Forum: Touring
07-15-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 962
Views: 128,523
Posted By BikeWonder

Currently touring Western Canada on my 1991...

Currently touring Western Canada on my 1991 Miyata 1000 LT.
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Forum: Touring
07-11-19, 11:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,919
Posted By BikeWonder

Heh. And here I am with over $500 invested for...

Heh. And here I am with over $500 invested for great quality components, equipment, and the bike itself. Spend easily $1000 prepping myself for 1000km starting tomorrow. When venturing the Rocky...
07-05-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 831
Posted By BikeWonder

If you want to avoid the hassle, look into Velo...

If you want to avoid the hassle, look into Velo Orange's French bottom bracket or threadless bottom bracket + spindle.
It's sealed and I would say affordable. Then all you would have to do is look...
07-04-19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 853
Posted By BikeWonder

Used the Schwalbe City Jet on my Grizzly. They...

Used the Schwalbe City Jet on my Grizzly. They were okay on gravel and excelled on paved road. Only area they were a bit weak in was loose gravel, but in a forest area they worked well.
Not quite 26...
07-01-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,622
Posted By BikeWonder

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Forum: Touring
06-23-19, 12:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,845
Posted By BikeWonder

Depends how much money you're willing to spend...

Depends how much money you're willing to spend and how light you want to go.
For me personally, I'm using vintage Cannondale panniers onto an Axiom Journey rear rack.
My camping gear consists of...
06-13-19, 11:52 PM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 688,892
Posted By BikeWonder

Ready for my tour!

Fixed up my '89 1000 LT. Some minor upgrades made it more suitable for my touring needs. Was worried about taking her out, but after consulting a thread I made about fear of enjoying my bikes,...
06-07-19, 12:10 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,836
Posted By BikeWonder

Sugino GT Drillium

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Maybe not as great as the stronglight drillium crank I saw posted...
05-21-19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,598
Posted By BikeWonder

If I understand you correctly, people just want...

If I understand you correctly, people just want to make/save money. That's all. Assuming your stable are decent bikes, people see and want the opportunity to make profit as much as possible. Selling...
05-18-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 688,892
Posted By BikeWonder

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04-29-19, 11:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,643
Posted By BikeWonder

I'm happy about the responses this post has...

I'm happy about the responses this post has gotten. Mixture of comedic and personal stories, but thank you all.

I guess it's not just limited to tornadoes then. It could be any natural disaster...
02-24-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,062
Posted By BikeWonder

Hope this counts... Burley tandem Duet

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Older picture, but new modifications include...
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